On Angels' wings, Maria Manuela Borja was carried to the arms of Almighty God on December 20th, 2020. 


Maria was a Florida resident for the past year, although most of her life in the US was spent in New York, and New Jersey.   Maria graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting in her native Ecuador, where she worked at the British-American School. Once she moved to the United States, she became an accountant in the retail industry in New York, New York, until her retirement. 


Maria is survived by her children, SFC Boris P. Borja US Army Retired of TN; Ginger Borja-Quintana of New Jersey; and Miriam Borja-Fisher of Florida.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Timoteo Borja, who passed in 1988.


Everyone who knew Maria was captivated by her warm and caring heart, and wonderful sense of humor.  She was a dedicated and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.  Maria will be missed by all of the people whose life she touched. 


Visiting hours will be held at Cobble Hill Chapels, located at 171 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 between the hours of 10:00am - 12:00pm.  Interment will follow at The Ever-green Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.



Floral Tributes are appreciated and welcome to be sent via 


Alternatively, In Lieu of Flowers contribution in Marias name can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association 


Gregory G. DeJohn
Licensed Funeral Director, Owner

Charles F. Each
Licensed Funeral Director, Manager

Brooke Lynn Pesola
Licensed Funeral Director

Matthew J. Pinto
Licensed Funeral Director

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